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Marconi Bring In The Bacon With New Deal

Coventry-based Marconi  has secured another top-notch international deal to provide a high-tech network in Denmark.

It is providing Powercom A/S of Denmark with an extensive, high speed Multiservice Network in what is a key step in the development of the new public network - a communications platform handling vast amounts of data aswell as conventional telephone traffic.

As part of the multi-million pound deal, Marconi has supplied over 30 core switches from its ASX (ATM) range, to enable Powercom to carry its customers' traffic over a true multiservice, high-speed optical fibre network.

Marconi is also backing up the equipment with a full range of training programmes and technical support for planning and assistance for the day to day operation of the network.

Powercom's 4,600 kilometre fibre network currently carries traffic for service providers, Internet service providers, mobile communications and large private networks.

It operates one of the largest networks of its type in Denmark and has nodes into Sweden and Germany.

Powercom's Chief Executive Officer, Søren Støvring-Hallsson, said:

"Powercom has made its name by offering network transmission of exceptionally high quality, with reliable supply and flexible, tailor-made services.

"Its new Multiservice network will enable true multiservice transmission and is suitable for, among other things, Internet traffic, video transfer, telephony and ordinary data traffic and enables Powercom to manage a variety of Service Level Agreements according to each particular customer needs."

Ole Waallann, Marconi Communications' Area Manager, Denmark, Norway and Iceland, said:

"We are particularly pleased to have won this contract because apart from representing a huge vote of confidence from Powercom, known in Denmark as a very successful carrier's carrier.

"Iit again proves that the broad range of Marconi's high-speed switches fits the build-up of the new public networks both in terms of flexibility, performance, scalability and reliability.

"Powercom chose us because we simply have the best concept and products for their purpose.

"And now that the network is in production we are proud to say that the implementation also met a tight schedule."

Marconi, which recently annoucned the creation of 2,000 new jobs at a new Coventry base in Ansty, employs 45,000 people world-wide and has sales in over 100 countries.
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